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  FOX    Mornings on 2    News; News/Business. New. (CC)  

    November 1, 2013
    7:00 - 9:01am PDT  

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how a police investigation is causing a major commuting problem. we'll have more on that story in just a moment. good morning and welcome to mornings on 2. i'm tori campbell. >> and good morning. i'm dave clark. we are having clear skies and clouds out of the coast. today there's enough of an
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offshore direction on the breeze, i think it holds things in check. morning lows, grayton 36. kenwood, sonoma, 38. and san francisco city at 54. so there's a big difference. the lows are not as cold this morning. we're still cold, but a lot more 40s than we have seen the past couple of mornings. san rafael, 45, and end up with a high of 73. same as yesterday. it does look nice. lots of sunshine today as temperatures, we get a little help from the north or northeast wind. the system moving tonight, more likely on saturday, going to give us a dramatic cool down. cold lows for some it inland. 60s, but u a lot -- but a lot of 70s inland. we are looking at the commute and the traffic is going to be busy in some areas. this is a look at the westbound bay bridge. it's better than it normally
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is. you're going to be waiting for just a little bit if you're driving to san francisco. it shouldn't be a bad commute at all. the morning drive on highway 4. that's busy. that's backed up from antioch through pittsburgh and bay point and 680 is slow. we haven't had any major problems. we have had a couple minor things. but for the most part pretty good. i want to mention on 680 northbound, we have an unusual back up on 680 northbound approaching scott creek, because of a fatal accident. and janine de la vega is following up up on this breaking news where a person was killed on northbound interstate 680. what's the latest there. >> reporter: you know, it's causing quite a snarl here in the northbound lanes of the 680 just before the scott creek road capitol hill. i want to go -- creek road exit. i want to go to a picture. just two lanes are open. this slow lane is closed here, so that the chp can investigate
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this accident. now, the chp is saying that the driver who caused the accident is at a the hospital, and they -- is at the hospital, and they suspect that he was drunk. they were called to the scene at 2:40 after two construction workers were hit while moving a road sign on the right shoulders of the northbound 680 in milpitas. the driver of the silver nissan traveled out of the lanes and struck the two men who were wearing reflective vests on the freeway shoulder. one was pinned against the nissan, and his work truck. he died at the scene. the other man is suffering from minor injuries. they work for a company out of fairfield called statewide traffic safety and science. that's the company that contracts with caltrans. >> there have been some contractors, friends of the victims that have arrived on scene. they're shook up. every time you have a
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contractor working on the side of the road, there's danger, and i just, i hope that all the commuters take heed to the road work ahead signs, in construction zones to keep everyone safe. >> reporter: the driver of the silver nissan was trapped and had to be extricated. field sobriety tests were done and officers determined that the driver was intoxicated. he was again, rushed to the hospital and is now suffering from serious injuries. the chp officer mentioned that there was a mask in the of that nissan. you know, it was halloween last night. it's unknown if that gentleman was coming from a party. now, the chp says that the reason that the two construction workers were out here is that they were doing emergency work on a dip in the freeway just north of scott creek road. they were scheduled to be out here until 6:00 a.m., but of course, now all that's changed because of the accident. i just got an update from chp
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officers out here. he says that they expect to open up the slow lane of traffic in about an hour, so that's at 8:00 that things should be back to normal. reporting live from milpitas, janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. it is 7:05. now to the south bay where we're following a developing story of a victorian house catching fire this morning. this is a live picture from outside the home. this is on north 12th street in san jose, and you can see firefighters on the scene making sure there are no flair ups. a -- flare ups. a lot of fire trucks there. while the fire is out, they took pictures of the fire shooting from the home. this is around 5:30. firefighters say the flames were difficult to put out. they had to call for additional crews to help. we are told that 9 people live in that house. they were able to escape unharmed. >> my mom woke me up. my room had a bunch of smoke.
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>> tenants say the fire started in the kitchen area. we'll have a live report at 7:30. new this morning, the search for a shooter is underway in hayward, a female victim is fighting for her life. she was shot several times late last night. ktvu's claudine wong joins us live from hayward with what police are saying, and residents who have had enough of the violence there. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, yes, we are at the lord tenson apartments, they are on sleepy hollow, and if you look behind me, it's actually a very big apartment complex. we have been talking to residents out here who say when this happened, this area was very busy with people. the kids don't have school today here in hayward. so a lot of folks out last night when this happened. the shooting happened just before or just after 11 rather. according to police, they got multiple calls, came out here and found a woman critically injured. she had been shot multiple
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times. they took her to the hospital where at last word she was undergoing surgery. residents we talked to out here, we haven't found anyone who heard the shots. they say violence is common out here and getting more common. we talked to one man, he's lived here for 13 years. he's had enough. he wants to move. >> we're looking for a house. we have four kids here. we have a 13-year-old girl, a 10-year-old boy. 8-year-old boy: and 4-year-old boy. >> reporter: so when you hear about something like this. >> yeah, they can't be around here. it's too much. they need nice and quiet, nice neighbors. it's frustrating when you really like someplace and it just spirals out of control. >> reporter: now, police spent the night and into the morning working this case out on scene. they have cleared the scene but they say they are still talking to anyone who might have any information for them. at this point it's still unclear if the woman was here for some kind of gathering or if she lived in the apartment complex. we do not have shooter
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information. we are touching base with police and we'll have any new information coming up on mornings on 2. claudine wong ktvu channel 2 news. two boys who were out for halloween were hit by a pickup truck and are recovering in the hospital. police say the 12-year-old and 13-year-old boys were in a crosswalk on south cloud coverdale boulevard when they were hit by a 75-year-old driver. one boy was flown to children's hospital in oakland to be treated for a broken leg. the other was taken to healdsburg memorial hospital with head ask shoulder -- and shoulder trauma. police say the driver is cooperating. in that same crosswalk in july, a woman was hit and killed and an 83-year-old driver was charged with vehicular manslaughter. maria was killed in that crosswalk at south cloverdale. she left behind 9 children, 33 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren. residents are demanding more safety lights at that
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crosswalk. time 7:09. last night, hundreds of people packed san francisco's castro district for halloween. but there were no major problems. crowds weren't as big as in year's past, but people didn't seem to mind. all kinds of costumes from madame butterfly and kramer and elaine from seinfeld. they attracted one hundred thousand people last year, but they scaled down after several violent incidents. and more details about violence in the past n. 2006, nine people were, in 2006, nine people were hurt, after -- in 2006, nine people were hurt after someone fired shots and many 2002, four people were stabbed. it's 7:10. we have new information on the controversial fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy in santa rosa last month. sheriff deputy shot and killed
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8 8th grader anthony lopez after mistaking the toy ak47 for a real rifle. the santa rosa man said the same deputy pulled a gun on him twice during a traffic highway stop. two months earlier, the man said the incident had him questioning the deputies emotional stability. the attorney declined to comment on the new allegation. lopez's family will file a lawsuit in federal court today against sonoma county citing excessive force. the coast guard has released a statement about the mysterious barge on san francisco bay near treasure island that has been linked to google. a statement says coast guard personnel have been on board for routine inspections and to make sure compliance with applicable safety, security and environmental protection regulations. the coast guard did not say if the barge belonged to google. it is 7:11.
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making sure b.a.r.t. trains keep running, what's happening today to confirm that will happen for at least four more years. plus, who released disturbing videos of mentally ill prisoners and how the corrections department justifies this action. good morning, right now, we are still looking at commutes that are a little bit rougher than normal. but we're also looking at some good ones. i'll help you separate between the two. well, clear skies here on november 1st, and if you live in san francisco, you probably realize there was no rain in october. what does that mean. we'll have the stats coming up. ♪ yeah, i dream about bacon. [sfx] wham! so i'm bringing back the blt cheeseburger combo. a juicy jumbo beef patty loaded with hickory smoked bacon
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and melting cheese plus fries and a drink for just $4.99. but this isn't a dream. it's just a video from my last birthday party.
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it is 7:14. new video has been released showing some disturbing treatment of mentally ill prisoners in california, and we want to warn you, this video is very graphic.
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>> a federal judge released the videos yesterday. one video from july of last year shows an inmate who was sprayed five times with pepper spray in 15 minutes before being tackled to the ground by half a dozen guards. officials say he needed emergency medication. the corrections department says the use of force is always a last resort, and what you don't see in the videos is the hours of discussion between the inmates and clinical staff before a cell extraction is ordered. time now 7:15. germany's top security official wants to set up a meeting between german investigators and edward snowden, if snowden is willing to talk about the national security agency and the reported monitoring of the phones of chancellor merkel and other politicians. a german lawmaker says he met with snowden on thursday and snowden said he was prepared to go to germany to testify.
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some silicone valley are willing to put restraints on surveillance programs. google, aping, facebook, and yahoo, they're among the high- tech companies that wrote to congress calling for reforms. the tech companies say they fear consumers all over the world will lose faith in their ability to protect sensitive information and communication. 7:15. we're finding out exactly how many people were a able to sign up for health insurance on the troubled healthcare.gov web site. the first few days after it launched. in formal notes from a meeting show just 6 people successfully enrolled on the first day, october isst, and by the end of the -- 1st, and by the end of the second day, 248. the goal of the obama administration is to have an average of 39,000 people enroll every day for the next five months. a spokesperson for the health and human services department says the figures presented in the documents are unofficial. the agency has said its released the first official report on enrollment by mid
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november. some disturbing new information about that castro valley nursing home scandal. today's chronicle is reporting at least one worker for the department of social services went to the facility days after most of the staff had left. but the report says the worker did nothing to end the chaos of valley springs manor. the staff abandoned 14 sick, elderly and bedridden patients last week after state regulators shut down that nursing home. those residents were cared for by a cook and a janitor, who had no training at all in taking care of elderly patients. it is 7:17. we're learning new details about the fbi sting that targeted state senator ron call da roan. an -- caleder o -- calderon. the fbi agent stalled himself
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rocky fatel and set up a twitter account where he posted photos of himself with several southern california elected officials. that twitter account was taken down wednesday after details of the sting became public. president obama's aides secretly considered replacing vice president joe biden with hillary clinton on the 2012 ticket. that is according to a new book on last year's race for the white house. the aides reportedly began thinking about making the switch late in 2011 when president obama's reelection outlook appeared uncertain. but they eventually decided against the plan despite clinton's popularity, they felt the move would not provide a big enough political boost to justify such a radical move. time 7:18. what's happening on the roads right now. >> it's a little bit better than it was earlier, and we're getting that friday light going on. i do want to mention we have some problems in milpitas,
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northbound on 680 as you drive up to scott creek road. still have what they call a hard closure and the investigation continues in this fatal accident on 680 northbound, where our construction worker was hit and killed by a suspected drunk driver. northbound 680 is backed up for at least a mile. the alternate route for you, if you're trying to get of -- out of this south bay is use 680 instead and cut across and use mission boulevard and avoid the traffic. it's pretty slow and unusual for this time of morning. on the other side, southbound 680 looks good. you can see northbound 680 is still slow coming up on this hard closure. it's not all that bad, but if you don't want to deal with it again, 880 is a good alternate. let's go ahead and take a look at the bay bridge. you'll like what you see here. it's only backed up for a small delay. that's less than 5 minutes. we're looking at contra costa. slow traffic in antioch, and
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bay point. and southbound 680, they cleared an accident near south creek road, i'm sorry, near oak park, treat boulevard, they have a crash on the shoulder there, and 80 westbound is looking gooded from hercules to richmond. b.a.r.t., caltrain and muni are reporting no delays. now, let's go to steve. thank you sal. under clear skies, a little hint, just looking richmond, outer richmond, sunset even over on san francisco state, winds are easterly. there's fog off the coast. but it's staying off the coast. let's focus on the rain or the lack thereof in san francisco, 0, nothing, in october that's the first october that no rain has fallen on san francisco since 1980 and the 14th time in 160 years of o weather keeping. 9 -- of weather keeping. the odds are favoring dry, but i remain steadfast we'll see
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rain in november. and we'll get blustery cooler conditions on the weekend. today it's sunshine and warmer temps. tonight it will turn westerly into tomorrow. we get that offshore push. had that yesterday, we'll have it again today, which means nice conditions by the beaches. the fog is there. it's rare. it wants to touch the san mateo coast but it can't. 39 here half-moon bay. there are cold readings under clear skies. this system is poised to make a move toward the pacific northwest and the sierra nevada. and it will give an increase in the low cloud deck and weekend. 40s for some. 50s for others. there are a couple of 30s. we'll go for a high today of 76. it looks nice. this will be the last warm day for a little bit. we're going too a cooler breezy pattern. sacramento at 42. 40 eureka. cool readings up and down the coast. lots of sunshine, and mild to warm temps. warm friday will give way to a
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much cooler weekend. enjoy today if you want to head to the beaches, and cooler and windy. sunny and warm, cold lows for a few inland, not as cold as we have seen. it's close, it's not there yet. so highs today will be in the 70s for many. upper, mid, so everyone's pretty close here, coast, bay and inland, 72 alameda. 74 in brentwood. san jose will be 74. santa cruz 77. santa clara at 75. 60s, 70s, coast, bay, and south san francisco, a lot of low to mid-70s. cooler, breezy to windy as we go into the weekend, hold that into monday, looks better on tuesday. >> thank you steve. 7:22. well, it is opening day at the borial ski resort, and and had the snow making machines around the clock. it's the first resort in northern california to open the slopes this season. they will be open from noon
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until 8:00 tonight. 7:22. he's a former stanford football star, now, though, he's at the center of an unprecedented bullying case in the nfl. a police officer shot on the job but would not be denied from catching her man. the incredible story of how this officer survived and still managed to do her job.
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. 7:25. new video of a big rig crash on interstate 80, just east of truckee, the wreck involved two cars and the tractor-trailer. one of the cars had broken down. it was then hit by another car and the big rig, which was hauling produce. one person was air lifted to a hospital eastbound traffic on 80 near truckee has been reduced to one lane now, because of that crash. a texas police officer did not let getting shot in the face stop her from doing her
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job. >> shots fired. i'm hit. >> this dramatic dash cam video shows the terrifying moments after the officer made a routine traffic stop. this was around 4:00 a.m. saturday. as she approached the car, a passenger suddenly pulled out his gun and shot her twice. >> i was born to be a protecter. i always have been a protecter. >> shot by the driver's side passenger. >> despite her injuries, the officer who is a former marine chased the suspects for 7 minutes through the streets near houston. she eventually tracked the three suspects into an apartment building where the gunman was arrested. there is a new warning about the spread of a drug that is so dangerous the average life span of a user is about two years. >> if you take this drug, you will lose a limb and you will lose your life for sure. >> the drug, which is similar to heroin is just now being seen across the u.s. tonight at
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5, stay tuned for a special report on ktvu, where we look at why the drug is growing in popularity and why it can be deadly so quickly. 7:26. a major redevelopment project in oakland. how an old army base will now be used to help the port of oakland become more efficient and the jobs being created. we're live in san jose where firefighters continue to look for any hot spots after an old victorian home goes up in flames. you'll hear how this fire may have started and from the family that was displaced next. good morning, westbound 237, a little bit of slow traffic here to spoil what had been a pretty good south bay commute. well, a nice looking friday on the old weather menu, but there are some changes, wouldn't you know it, for the weekend. don't blame me now, i'm just giving you what's up. coming up, we'll explain what's on tap. we all have our little tricks.
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and everybody wins. 7:30. good morning, live pictures from san jose where fire crews have contained a house fire. they are up on the roof. it looks calm but flames were leaping high in the sky just a few hours ago, and we'll show you those pictures in just a few minutes. good morning, welcome to mornings on 2. i'm tori campbell. >> and i'm dave clark. we're going to check weather and traffic for you. we have clear skies. still a slight offshore
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component. while there's fog off the coast, it's trying and it's close, i don't think it's going to make it until maybe this afternoon and tonight and definitely on the weekend for a good cool down. 40s and 50s. 54 in san francisco. everyone else showing 40s on the temps. san rafael, 45, same in fair fax and we'll go for a high of 73. same as yesterday. looks nice. big cool down for everybody tomorrow. reason being there's a system, but it's still a day away. it's advancing some of that fog, but it's shallow and moving north to south, than west to east. sunny, warm cold lows for some inland. lots of 70s here. here's sal. we're continuing to follow the breaking news in the south bay where a deadly crash is causing major delays on northbound interstate 680 near scott creek road. the back up here is at least a mile, and the traffic is going to be slow past the scene. chp says the suspected drunk driver hit and killed a
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construction worker. another construction worker has minor injuries. the driver has been rushed to the hospital with life threatening injuries. let's take a look at your alternate route. i do want to mention that northbound 680 as i mention second-degree going to be slow as we -- as my mentioned is going to be slow. and one of the alternates is to use 880 north and mission boulevard. come up here, and then one more time, come up here, and use mission boulevard up to 680. and you can just avoid all this back up right here doing that. i alsoment to mention one more -- i also want to mention one more thing in the traffic back up. now, let's go back to the desk. >> time now 7:32. developing news from san jose, a victorian house caught fire just about two hours ago. the people inside did get out safely. ktvu's brian flores is out there right now.
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what are the new details. what happened out there. >> reporter: that is the good news that the family was able to get out safely. still a lot of work to do. no visible flames now. this fire is under control. as you see firefighters on the roof there. part of the job is to get rid of the hot spots that may be visible. they're on the roof, busting through the roof and they're going to put fire fighting foam to get through the attic. tough to get to. they're going to be doing that and getting to the hot spots if there are any in the home. take a look at the video from news chopper 2 this morning. shortly after this happened 508: you can see huge flames coming from the attic and roof. the two alarm fire took about 40 to 45 minutes, and shortly under control thereafter. as you mentioned, this is an old victorian home. this is a duplex where nine family members lived. when we spoke to the family, one person was sleeping in the kitchen area.
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that person shelled -- smelled smoke and notified the others, and scrambled outside the house. >> my mom woke me up. my room was like, it had a bunch of smoke, and everything was coming from the kitchen. and my room's next to the kitchen. >> this fire spread through the walls and up into the attic. this is an old style victorian structure. the fire travels quickly and easily throughout the structure. we had a well involved attic fire. we called a second alarm assignment. >> reporter: the fire investigator is here looking for a cause. once the firefighters clear the hot spots, they can go back in and retrieve the belongings that are left. you see the family speaking to the red cross that just arrived here on scene. the family says they have been renting the home for about ten or eleven years. they don't know exactly what they're going to be doing. perhaps staying at a hotel or whatever the red cross can provide, but at this point, the firefighters say the home is
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uninhabitable. live in san jose, brian flores ktvu channel 2 news. thank you brian. 7:34 in. in about 30 minutes, members of the b.a.r.t.'s largest union will be meeting before taking a vote on the tentative contract agreement. that agreement was reached last week ending b.a.r.t.'s second strike of the year. ktvu's katie utehs is live with more on when we may know the results of the of the -- of the vote. >> reporter: voting starts around 10:00 a.m. members will be gathering here at the downtown oakland marriott. they have a meeting around 8:00. so within a half hour and the voting will last for a 12-hour period today starting at so. members from both unions, sciu and atu, rank and file members have taken this week to look over the tentative contract agreements which ended their labor strike last week. as we know, negotiators reached
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the deal and union by laws require that members get five days to review the deal before voting. and today they'll decide. 1400 people represented by sciu will vote at the marriott. they're b.a.r.t.s mechanics, custodians and clerical workers. i also spoke with leaders from the second largest union, members will be voting during the same time span today, that's 10 to 10, and their voting is taking place at an undisclosed location. if the two unions approve the tentative agreement, the next step is the b.a.r.t.'s board of directors, they will vote at a regularly scheduled meeting on the 21st or call a special session. b.a.r.t.'s board has not said when they will vote to ratify the contract or not. earlier this week, we spoke with members of the unions and they were favorable of the tentative contract agreement. they have had about a week now, five days to look over the contract. we're going to touch base with them as they arrive here to
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vote to see if they're still in favor, and again, we could learn as early as tonight or possibly tomorrow morning if the two unions approve this contract. we're on top of it, again, for our next live hit. we'll tell you more about where the join members stand. for now live in oakland. katie utehs ktvu channel 2 news. it's 7:46. city councilman steve glazer has been on a campaign to fan future b.a.r.t. strikes and later today he'll present a petition with 20,000 signatures from people who support his plan to make it illegal for public transit workers to walk off the job. glazer notes new york city, chicago, and washington d.c. have all banned transit strikes. the councilman is a candidate for a state assembly seat. california's public utilities commission has new safety rules to protect rail workers. this comes less than two weeks after two b.a.r.t. track inspectors were killed on the tracks near the walnut
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creek b.a.r.t. station. the new rules are the first of its kind, rail workers safety laws. they require extra training, better record keeping and better communication between train command centers, and the work crews out on the tracks. >> this decision will make california the first state in the nation to adopt such comprehensive rail transit safety rules. >> with the agencies around the bay area, particularly the bay area, the emphasis is not on safety. they talk about safety, but is it really. >> they first started considering new safety rules in 2009. it is 7:38. police in watsonville are searching for three men accused in a halloween home invasion robbery. police say a man, a woman, were passing out candy to trick or treaters at their home on gonzalez street when three masked man broke into the home. the male victim suffered face injuries and was rushed to the hospital.
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if you have any information, call watsonville police. the santa cruz sentinel reports police made 18 arrests but the night was mostly quiet. all of the oars were for alcohol or -- of the arrests were for alcohol or probation violations. 52 students became sick this week at florence moore hall. four of them were hospitalized for dehydration. some of the students say it felt like food poisoning. >> i remember i ate lunch that day, and i felt perfectly fine and after class that afternoon, i came back here and then was sick for the next 8 hours. >> stanford says it has thoroughly cleaning out the dorms, and they plan to sanitize the entire o dine -- the entire dining hall. but the school says food and the food workers do not appear to have caused the illness. they will still be asking student what they ate and who they came in contact with, to see if it was a common person. there are picket lines up
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at uc san francisco this morning. professional workers, including pharmacists and registered nurses holding the informational picket line outside uc san francisco right now. they say the uc system wants to cut their bay and their benefits. despite report a $524 million profit last year. there are similar picket lines outside four other uc medical centers around the state. it's not a strike and all the scheduled workers are expected to report to their jobs. 20 minutes now before 8:00,s fbi is investigating a threatening note found on board a plane from sfo. the united express flight was headed to san antonio yesterday afternoon when it was diverted to phoenix. the tsa says a crew member found the note in the restroom. when the plane landed in phoenix, passengers were escorted off the jet and interviewed by police. a bomb squad swept the plane but found nothing. the 43 passengers boarded a new
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flight that landed in texas late last night. we're learning about what cause add deadly 2011 plane crash in watsonville, the decision of the pilot to take off in foggy weather may have been a major factor in the crash. david huton and his family were killed when the plane crashed into medical offices shortly after takeoff. he had only earned his pilots license three months before the crash. starting today, the bike path on the eastern span of the bay bridge will have some new hours. it will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30:00 p.m. since its historic opening in early september, bicyclists have been able to ride on the path from dawn to dusk. with daylight savings time coming sunday, bridge officials decided they're going to make the change. and the lights on the bay bridge will shine a little longer. starting tonight, the bay
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lights will be lit from dusk to dawn. they were able to modify the 2:00 a.m. shut off time. to celebrate the light show, it will illuminate the arts arts and offer free coffee and pastries tomorrow morning at 6:30 in the morning. it is 7:41. a woman shot in hayward, a live report on the police investigation. plus, why residents say they have been plagued by violence in that area. and why hallmark is accused of making a political statement after changing the words of a popular christmas carol. traffic is moving along relatively well in some areas. i'll tell you one area you want to avoid. that's 880 oakland. well, lots of sunshine today. enjoy friday's weather because there's going to be a big change over the weekend to a cooler pattern. can we find any rain on the extended outlook.
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stocks starting november in positive territory. chevron reported profits down slightly from a year ago in its third quarter report. stocks down nearly 2% right now. and a private sector report shows u.s. activity banned in october at the fastest pace in two years. the dow is up 56. the nasdaq is up 7 and s&p up 4. time is 7:45. the wait is almost over for apple fans who want to get their hands on the newest ipad. the ipad air goes on sale, online at apple stores and at
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wal-mart starting at 8:00. just about 15 minutes from you. prices from apple and the wireless company start at $500. wal-mart is offering a 20- dollar discount. and will give you as much as $220 credit for trading in an earlier ipad model. wal-mart is kicking off the holiday online shopping deals today. the special offers for the first day include a $300 led tv and a 49-dollar tablet computer. retailers are worried about the holiday season because there are just 26 days between thanksgiving and christmas this year. they're discounting prices to lure in shoppers and that could result in the weakest holiday shopping season since the start of the recession. and hallmark admits it should not have changed the lyrics of a christmas carol on one of the holiday ornaments. it has an ugly sweater ornament. it's adorned with the words, you can see down we now our fun
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apparel. a change from gay apparel in the song deck the halls. critics are accusing hallmark of making a political statement. they apologize but say it will continue to sell the ornament. time now 7:46. the national football league promising a full investigation into a suspected bullying incident involving a former stanford football star. miami dolphins offensive tackle jonathan martin missed last night's game against the bengals. he cited emotional stress. reportedly martin was the victim of bullying by his teammates earlier this week. some reportedly called him a big weirdo. he is a second round draft pick out of sanford two years ago. president obama will host iraqi prime minister, nori amalaki at the white house. he wants extra u.s. help to deal with violence in iraq. in a speech yesterday at the substitute of peace, the prime minister says it's in the interest of the entire world to
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prevent terrorist groups like al-qaeda from succeeding in iraq. the state department says at least 6000 iraqis have been killed in attacks so far this year. defense secretary chuck hagel is criticizing states refusing to allow national guard facilities to issue id cards for same sex spouses of military members. >> not only does this violate the state's obligations under federal law, but they're actions have created hardship and inequality by forcing couples to travel long distances to federal military bases to obtain the id cards they're entitled to. this is wrong. >> same sex spouses of military members became eligible for health care, housing and other o benefits on september 3rd -- and other benefits on september 3rd. after the supreme court's ruling on the defense of marriage act. happening today, the ground breaking for the largest development project in oakland in years. pam cook is in our news room
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with what that means for this troubled city. >> the plan is to transform the army bay into the global trade center that will expand the port of oakland and improve the local economy. the $1.2 billion project includes a logistics center, a rail yard and warehouses for exporting and importing goods. it's estimated that the first phase of the plan will create 1500 on site construction jobs and with local hire requirements mandating that many of the jobs will go to oakland residents. the project is a public/private partnership. it's supposed to improve the port's ability to compete globally. the ground breaking ceremony, 1:30 this afternoon at the old oakland army base, near warehouse road. in our next hour of mornings on 2, oakland mayor, gene quan is going to be in the studios to talk about the changes and expectations for oakland. reporting live in the news
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room, pam cook ktvu channel 2 news. time now 7:49. state officials are reaching out to people in the central valley who don't like the new high speed rail project. some of them have complained that the initial ruth would cause -- route would cause congestion and hurt valuable farmland. officials are now recommending a new route for the second leg of the train that would stretch from fresno to bakersfield. the rail board will consider the proposal next week. work on that first section, a 30-mile stretch of area north of fresno has already gun. it's 10 minutes before 8:00. apparently a crash on 880 in oakland. sal. >> an overturned vehicle on 880 southbound at 23rd and caused problems northbound, but look at the back up on 880 southbound. you can see it's very very slow as you drive down from the jack
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london square or broadway area and it says that way the whole time heading down to the crash which is southbound at 23rd. it's actually been reported southbound at 23rd, but northbound though, is a minor accident caused by the first one. people were affected by that crash. let's take a look at it now, on the maps, if you want an alternate route, this is the crash right here on 23rd. the traffic is very slow as we showed you, so maybe what you could do is you could use 580. 580 does move well all the way through, all the way to castro valley, and you can connect with 880 using 238. that's a pretty decent alternate route for you. save you a little bit of time and hassle. let's move along to a live picture of the toll plaza. it is lighter than it normally is heading west into san francisco. and at 7:51. let's go to steve. thank you sal. we have clear skies. hardly any breeze, but there is a slight component, especially by the coast, for an easterly breeze, so that will hold the fog and check at least until
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tonight or tomorrow. and there's some out there in advance of a system, which is inching closer for a dramatic cool down in temps. maybe not as windy as last sunday. today looks good. let's talk about october. san francisco, there was no rain. no rain at all. nothing in the old bucket. that's the first october since 1980. and the 14th in 164 years of record keeping. so maybe november will give us some rain, but october was not. that's 10 months of dry weather. we need rain. the models are trying for the middle of the month. they're trying to bring stuff in. we'll see. san francisco if you're not getting rain, must be nice. 72 today. sunshine, warmer temps. this will be the last warm temp, a northwest direction on the breeze s that's going to give us a cool, breezy pattern. and temperatures will be nice to warm today. lots of 60s, more 70s i should say. the fog is there. it's trying, but again, it might make it a little bit of a dash toward the san mateo coast. it's rearing to go and needs this system to get closer and
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that won't be until saturday. 40s or 50s. it's 53 in san francisco. 51sfo. downtown oakland is 51. 40s for many, redding, ukiah. down to fresno, 40s. but it will be sunny and nice today. temperatures rebounding but all close. lots of 70s. a system moving through. a main impact to the north and east of us. it will bring in a lot of low cloud deck and giver us a much cooler breeze to windy pattern,s saturday night into sunday. sunny and warm. cold lows for some and they are running warmer than the last couple of mornings. fog near the coast. it it's trying, i don't think it will get there until later on. lots of 70s. doesn't matter, take your pick, bay, inland, clear lake, 44 in clear lake. i think that's the tweet i i saw from chloe. 76 in livermore. downtown oakland. berkeley at 70. lots of mid-70s. santa clara, morgan hill,
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gilroy. 77 in santa cruz. 60s on the coast. 70s from san francisco to redwood city and palo alto. a nice sunny friday, and cooler and breezy, saturday and sunday. warmer, a little bit on tuesday. there is a new lawsuit that stems from the celebrity marriage proposal at at&t park. who kim kardashian and kanye west are suing and why. and a mountain lion is killed on a santa cruz freeway. an effort to prevent similar crashes. is this the bacon and cheese diet?
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telling us more about why crashes involving wild animals are happening more. researchers identify three hot spots for crashes involving animals on the peninsula. those locations include interstate 280 near the crystal springs reservoir, edgewood road and the city of woodside. caltrans is recommending building an 8-foot fence along the freeway in areas where the crashes involve more wildlife. it's 7:57. the san francisco 49ers have announced that star line backer al don smith is back in the game. he was reactivated yesterday and is now eligible to play. comes days after he posted bail on three felony weapons charges in san jose. smith had previously missed five games following a dui arrest in san jose, and he was in rehab getting treatment. and the diamonds are off this weekend for the bye week. the next game is a week from sunday against the carolina panthers at candle sticks park.
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some major traffic delays right now for drivers in the south bay. why the driver is accused of causing a crash that killed a construction worker this morning may face criminal charges. and a woman is shot multiple times and critically injured. what police say happened and why residents out here are telling us this morning that they are not surprised to hear about the overnight violence. good morning, interstate 880 is slow because of an overturned vehicle at 23rd. northbound is also slow coming up from the coliseum. we'll tell you when it's likely to clear. lots of sunshine for friday and warm temperatures. change is brewing for the weekend in the form of a much cooler pattern. we'll complain what's up coming up next. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you.
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welcome back to mornings on 2. live pictures from our ktvu roof camera. this is the back up on interstate 880 we have been telling you about. this is southbound all because of an injury accident sal told you about. there is an alternate route you can use to get to the south bay. stay tuned. sal will explain it to you. it is the first day of november. it's friday. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. let's begin with a quick look at weather and traffic. warmest day of the week, steve. yes, for many.
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it was yesterday or today, but today looks about to be the warmest. it's cold in parts of the coast. we heard from nancy, and 43. and there's fog out there. it's trying. it needs help in the form of a front, tonight or tomorrow r for a san francisco cool down. -- or tomorrow, for a cool down. sunny and warmer. a slight offshore component, 30s, 40s and 50s. santa rosa back to 39 degrees. more 40s than we have seen the last couple of mornings. we had a rather cold pattern. san rafael, 73 yesterday, 73 today. morning low of 45 degrees. the big news will be the front coming in for the weekend. today things look pretty good, although the front will increase the low clouds and fog and give us a northwest direction on the wind and it will cut right through you. that won't be today. cold lows for some in inland. fog near the coast. it's trying but i don't think much of an impact until tonight or tomorrow. a lot of 70s today.
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here's sal. steve, good morning, we are looking at a crash on 80. that is blocking traffic. -- on 880 that is blocking track. 880 southbound, r very slow. a crash -- southbound, very slow. northbound traffic is slow from the coliseum. the alternate route would be to use eastbound 580 instead. 580 connects back with 880 using 238. and that would be a much better way to go. you can save yourself some time, even though that's technically the longer way to go. at this point it's the faster way. let's go and take a look following the breaking news in the south bay where a deadly accident is causing major delays. this is happening in milpitas near scott creek road. the back ups are pretty long here on northbound 680 as you pass the seem. chp says a suspected drunk driver hit and killed a construction worker. another construction worker has minor injuries. >> there have been some
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contractors, friends of the victims that have arrived on scene. they're shook up. every time you've got a contractor working on the side of the road, there's danger. >> now, the driver who was suspected of driving under the influence has been rushed to the hospital where life threatening injuries. the alternate routes, in fact i have some for you right here, we can push in. 680 is backed up longer than it was because it's later in the morning. the alternate would be to use 880 coming through and then use mission boulevard to get back onto 680. you'll encounter some slow traffic, but better than what you'll sit through on northbound 680 in san jose. new this morning, a woman underwent emergency surgery after getting shot several times at an apartment complex in hayward. as police shoot for the shooter, tenants are complaining about the violence in their neighborhood. claudine wong has talked to a
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man who was home when the shots were fired nearby. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tori, yes, we're on sleepy hollow avenue and behind me is the lord tenson apartment complex that is a big complex that stretches down the street and around the corner. you can see the crime scene tape that is still up which gives you a better idea of where this happened out here. we have been talking to residents out here. one man did hear the shots fired. this happened at 11 last night. police tell us they got calls from multiple people saying shots were fired. they got out here, found the woman outside and she had been shot multiple times. they did take her to the hospital. she underwent emergency surgery. her condition is not known at had hour. we have been talking to residents who say violence is not uncommon inside this sprawling apartment complex and many told us they are frustrated. we talked to one man who described what he and his girlfriend heard. >> we were watching tv last
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night around a little bit before 11 and she heard about two shots. and shortly after we walked outside, and we seen paramedics and police driving down this way where we were at on sleepy hollow, and we were just like, you know, it's not again, you know, it keeps happening, you know. >> reporter: how long have you lived out here. >> i've been here for like two years. it's just sad this is going down. there's kids out here trick or treating and something like this happens, and not only that, we have our kids that live here, and it's just dangerous. >> reporter: he told us if he could move today, he would. we have talked to other residents who say they are right now looking for other places to live because they say the situation has just gotten intolerable. as far as this shooting, and this investigation, police tell us they're still not sure if the woman was visiting or if she actually lives here. they are also not really seeing any suspect -- releasing any
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suspect information at this time, and they spent the night talking to witnesses and people out here hoping to have more information out here. claudine wong ktvu channel 2 news. time is 8:5. in cloverdale, two boys who were out for halloween were hit by a pickup truck. the boys, 12 and 13-year-olds were on the crosswalk on south cloverdale boulevard when the truck driven by a 75-year-old driver hit them. one boy had a broken leg. he was flown to children's hospital in oakland. the other had head and shoulder injuries and was taken to healdsburg memorial hospital. police say the driver is cooperating. back in july in that very same crosswalk, a 68-year-old woman was hit and killed and an elderly driver was charged with vehicular manslaughter. 68-year-old maria ponce was hit in the crosswalk. relates are demanding more
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safety lights in the crosswalk. in san francisco last night, hundreds of people packed the castro district for halloween, but there were no major problems. crowds weren't as big as in years past but people didn't seem to mind. there were all kinds of costumes on display. >> is this your first time in the castro. >> yes. >> how did you hear about it. >> a friend. >> the costumes ranged from that, madame butterfly, to a tribute to the tv show seinfeld, a lot of people. now in past years, halloween and the castro drew about a hundred thousand people. city leaders scaled back the event after several violent incidents. there's more about that violence in the past on halloween in the castro. 2006, 9 people were hurt. someone fired shots into the crowd. in 2005, 1 person was stabbed and a man was severely beaten in 2004. in 2003, one person was shot and in 2002, four people were
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stabbed. we have new information on a controversial fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy in santa rosa last month. sheriff's deputy, erik gail house shot and killed 8th 8th grader andy lopez after mistaking his toy for a real rifle. now, a santa rosa man is telling the chronicle the same deputy pulled a gun on him during a highway traffic stop two months early. the man said gailhouse was so ire rational, he questioned the deputy's emotional stability. there is disturbing new information about the castro valley nursing home scandal. at least one worker for the department of social services went to the valley springs manor after a most of the staff had left. but the report says the worker did nothing to end the chaos at the nursing home. investigators say the staff essentially abandoned 14 sick,
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elderly and bedridden patients last week after state regulators shut the nursing home down. a cook and a janitor with no formal training took care of the abandoned patients. south bay homeless advocates say more and more homeless people are living on buses to get shelter and say warm. the mercury news reports homeless men and women are using the 22bta bus as a shelter every night. that bus is the only 24 hour bus line in the system. it goes between east san jose, and palo alto. the new survey says there are 7600 homeless people in santa clara county. we have new video to show you. some disturbing treatment of mentally ill prisoners in california and we have to warn you, the video is very graphic. now, a federal judge released this video yesterday. the video from july of last year shows an inmate who was
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sprayed five times in 15 minutes for being tackled -- before being tackled to the ground by a half dozen guards. officials say he needed emergency medication. the correctional department says use of force is always a last resort, and what you don't see on the videos is the hours of discussions between the inmate and clinical staff before that cell extraction was ordered. it is coming up on 8:o 10. the -- 8:10, the cost card -- guard has released a statement. personnel having on board for routine inspections and to ensure compliance with applicable safety, security and environmental protection regulations. the coast guard toured the barge on wednesday but they still have not said if the barge belongs to google. your time's 8:10. will hall of fame quarterback joe montana wants a new hotel
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and restaurant near levi stadium. he wants to open the hotel in time for next season. however, the city of santa clara has delayed the project. they want to see if they can work with another planned development. montana wants the santa clara city council to help him open the hotel before the 2016 super bowl. 8:10. the 49ers will not be playing the first game at the new stadium. instead, the san jose earthquakes will be the first to play. the quakes are scheduled to hold the seattle sounders on august 2 august 2nd, 2014. the 49ers say the major league soccer game will give the stadium crew a chance for a practice run before the nfl seasons begins and i just checked, announced the 2015 schedule until the spring. we know normally it's end of august, early september. time is 8:11. b.a.r.t. back in the spotlight, we'll tell you what's happening today, just ten days after the
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last b.a.r.t. strike. plus, more bad publicity for healthcare.gov web site. the small number of people who signed up the first couple of days it went online. and right now, we are seeing some improvement in the east bay, as you can see 880 is getting a little bit better. we'll tell you why it's better than it was before, and why you still might want to consider an alternate. lots of sunshine and warm temps for friday. but some changes and a much cooler pattern for the weekend. is there any rain in the extended outlook.
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is this flu shot necessary? it keeps you healthy during flu season. but does it hurt? nah. plus you get a really sweet bandaid! anything else i should know? here's a thought, try scoring more points on the other team. okay. even a warrior can get sick. kaiser permanente reminds you to get your flu shot this season.
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time now is 8:14. new this morning, australia's am bar door to indonesia was summoned by the government about possible spying. they release add document by edward snowden that included the australian embassy and indonesia on a list of diplomatic missions where american spy equipment was housed. and they want congress to put restraints on the national security agency's spy programs. google, aping facebook and yahoo are some of the high-tech companies that wrote to congress calling for reforms. they fear consumers around the world will lose faith in their ability to protect very sensitive information and communications. it's 8:15. we're learning new information about enrollment in the president's health care plan. documents just released suggest only 6 people managed to
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successfully enroll the first day healthcare.gov went live. kyla campbell is live in washington d.c. to explain what could happen if if too few people sign up. >> these documents the house oversight committee sent me don't bode well for the obama administration. it hands over these internal memos to the oversight committee. it showed 6 people successfully enrolled on day one. about 250 were signed up by the end of day two. the congressional bunt office said 7 million people need to enroll by march 31st or obama care won't be financially viable. taxpayers could foot the bill if the government needs to inject money into the program. health care industry experts say modest numbers were expected for this first year of obama care and providers won't be scared out of the market. the administers is counting, though, on healthcare.gov working efficiently to attract
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customers. >> they're claiming november 30 november 30th, they'll be ready. we want to help make sure they will, and then we want to make sure this doesn't happen again. >> health and human services secretary sebelius says the web site is improving every day, and she says she will release the official number of people enrolled in obama care by the middle of this month. kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. gag and will oracle are helping to -- google and oracle are help to go figure out the problems. team surge, google adds one of us engineers is is working on the web site's issues. the federal government says with all the talent pitching in right now, healthcare.gov should be working correctly by the end of the month. there's a major new development involving the san francisco city gardener who was charged with felony hit-and- run. ktvu news has learned, thomas
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was fired by the city two days ago. he had been suspended without pay. bernaske ran over christine with the city pickup truck while she was out lying in the grass sunbathing with her baby and a dog at the bernal park heights park. he has pled not guilty. and facing charges of peeping tom, stemming from an incident in july. he was found outside a woman's house at 3:30 in the morning in his underwater. he has apologized for his behavior, he says he's in treatment for alcoholism. there have been calls for him to resign. he says he has no plans to step down. it's 8:18. kanye west and kim kardashian are suing the man who leaked the video of his marriage proposal. they got engaged last month at
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at&t park. the lawsuit accused chad hurley of secretly recording the proposal. hurley has not commented on the lawsuit. time now is 8:18. let's check back with sal. you have had aubades commute throughout the day. that's right, and -- a busy commute throughout the day. that's right. and just now we're finding out about a jackknifed truck in san francisco area northbound 101 near candle stick, which is right there at the san francisco, san bruno borderline. we're going to find out more about that. i also want to talk about what we have been following for a bit. that would be 880 in oakland. look at 880 northbound. it's getting better. we had an earlier accident southbound on 880 at 23rd. pardon me, and the accident is gone. i still left the little icon there. we can show you 880 on the maps. i left the icon to show you how bad is traffic is around it, can draw on the map here. backed up all the way from the downtown oakland area.
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it's getting better. i say that 580 might be better. if you can wait a while, then you can get back on 880. and this is a look at the toll plaza. westbound is light getting in to san francisco. now, let's go to steve. sal, thank you. well, kind of a warm morning for some, cold for others. noticeably on the mild side in san francisco. temperatures in the 50s. some locations on the coast are clear and cold. fog is very very close. it's trying. if you're on the san mateo coast, you might be able to see it on some of the higher peaks. it won't make an impact. it will get help from the system up there starting on saturday into sunday and there's a little bit of patchy fog i have it on good authority by south bay. i love twitter. good information sometimes. now, october and san francisco rainfall, as you probably know, there wasn't. it's the 14th time in 160
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years. no rain, and cooler than normal temperatures. san francisco speaking of, at least you get sunshine and warm temps. have it gone today. sunshine and warmer weather for one more day. and then things are going to change here as a cold front comes through, and that's going to sweep in a northwest direction on the breeds and that's going to turn the -- breeze, and that's going to turn the easterly direction and cool things down. a lot of 70s here. here's the fog, so close it's trying, by the san mateo coast, running into resistant with an east wind in san francisco. this system, though, will start to move in toward the pacific o northwest -- pacific northwest, sierra nevada. 53 san francisco. 24 up in tahoe. 40 ukiah. 44 sacramento. cool numbers. lot of sunshine today. look at the fog to make a good charge into tomorrow. highs a couple 60s. a lot of 70s. a big cool down on saturday. especially saturday night into sunday as the wind turns northwest. sunshine and warm temps, fog
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near the coast, might play in later. right now it's being held at bay. inland, any fog will burn off fast. 75 sonoma. 76 clear lake. all locations are really within a couple degrees of one another. 76 livermore. 77 santa cruz. looks good there. fremont 72. 60s, 70s, coast, in san francisco, south san francisco and much of the peninsula. big cool down with a north wind, windy and cooler on sunday. cold ormond morning, a little warm -- cold monday morning, a little warmer tuesday. certain days burning wood here in the bay area that will be illegal. the bay area air quality management district will decide on a daily basis if the air quality is healthy enough for you to burn wood, fire logs or other solid fuel. by the way, there were ten winters spare the air alerts last year. >> they do make a difference. helps to make the air cleaner.
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two big changes coming to the bay bridge today. the changes going into effect and how they will impact bike riders and sightseers. we climbed out and got on top of the bus. i thought i was going to die. >> a terrifying bus ride home for kids in kansas, how they're lucky to be alive. [ male announcer ] it is more than just a new car...
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heading home. investigators still don't know why the driver lost control of that bus. the young students climbed through a hatch in the roof of the bus and then they waited to be rescued. the kids and the bus driver were pulled to safety from the fast moving waters. >> this could have ended up a lot worse than it did. the bus could have filled up with water. kids might have washed downstream. >> that bus driver was air lifted to a hospital, treated for hypothermia. the investigation for all of that continues. happening now, several law enforcement agencies around the bay area are taking part in a tweet-a-thon. police departments participated in the first ever global one. it included 200 law enforcement agencies in ten countries. during the 24 hour period, the participants sent and shared more than 48,000 tweets. this time, they're hoping to includes that number. -- increase that number.
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there's a new warning about the spread of a dug that's so dangerous the average life span of a user is about two years. >> if you take this drug, you will lose a limb, and you will lose your life. for sure. >> now, this drug is similar to heroin. it's just now being seen around the u.s. tonight at 5, stay tuned to channel 2 for a special report on ktvu where we'll take a look at why it's becoming so popular, and why it can also be so deadly so quickly. time is now 8:27. a family in the south bay was forced out of their home, their victorian home early this morning. look at the pictures. what sparked this big house fire, plus, a tenant on the scramble to run the safety. also, a deadly crash really tieing up traffic in the south bay. the charges a driver may be facing after a construction worker was killed. clear skies, fog is trying to make a little impact near
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the coast. it's not there yet, but it will over the weekend. today looks good. we'll talk about a cooler weekend
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so delicious. you know they've got them down the street. your love for little debbie is something you never outgrow. don't you have a meeting or something? yes. yes, i do. . time is 8:30. good morning, welcome back to mornings on 2. live pictures, we're in oakland, downtown oakland. you're looking at the marriott hotel, b.a.r.t. unions are about to start voting on their tentative new contract proposal. voting starts in just about 90 minutes from now. we'll tell you more about how the unions are feeling about this new proposed deal with a live report, katie utehs is out there. stay tuned for that. welcome to friday, it is the first day of november. i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic for you. steve how are we looking.
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looking good. fog is trying to get close to parts of the san mateo coast. i don't think it will make much of an impact until later. the front will sweep in and give a good cool down over the weekend. starting off anywhere from 30s to 50s. san francisco still seeing components of an easterly breeze so as long as that holds, it will be in the 70s. if it turns westerly, all bets are off. i don't think it will until later. sunny for all, a little bit warmer for inland temps. 30s, 40s and 50s. these really haven't changed all morning long. a little bit more 40s than 30s than the past couple of mornings. system will come in, and give us more of a northwest direction. strong low, digs up nevada sunday into mondayment monday -- monday. fog near the coast. i want to point out that we found that crash what truck in san francisco. northbound 101 between candle stick, and 3rd. it's a huge problem for r
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traffic there. northbound 101. it's backed up from candle stick and southbound 101 is going to be slow as you leave the city and head down. it's a big eyesore. if you want to use an alternate, get on 280. 280 southbound is busy. not as bad as 101. that's a good alternate route for you. i also want to mention 880 northbound. it's getting better. we had a crash southbound at 23 23rd. that crash is gone. still a little bit. getting up to 580. 580 all of a sudden is slow as well. i do want to mention that the toll plaza has been nice and light coming into san francisco. 8:32. let's go back to the desk. sal, thank you, at 8:32. new this morning, a san jose house fire chased a family out of this victorian home. this is on north 12th street. caught fire 5 this morning. it took firefighters about 45 minutes to get it out. now, this is a duplex, 9 family
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members lived there. >> my mom woke me up, and my room was like, it had a bunch of smoke. >> firefighters say it's going to take some time before they're ready to allow the family to go back inside. investigators think the blaze started in the kitchen, and then spread to the walls and the roof. b.a.r.t. union leaders are prepping the ballot boxes, getting ready for a vote on the ten it -- on the tentative agreement. katie utehs is live in oakland. giving us an update from b.a.r.t.'s biggest workers union. seiu. what are you hearing. >> reporter: union leaders tell me that they expect a huge turn out here at the downtown oakland marriott. the last seiu vote had a 90% turn out o. out-- turn out. that tells you how passionate and involved the members are in
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the vote. both unions, the seiu and atu, they start voting at 10 this morning. 1400 members, mechanics, clerical workers are expected to cast their ballots at the marriott. the morning will start with an informational session about the contract, and there will be time for question and answers from the members before voting. i also spoke with a representative from atu. she says members are voting within the same time span. 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. she's not disclosing the location. if the two unions approve the tentative contract agreement, b.a.r.t.'s board of directors would vote next. reps say they have not picked a date yet. there is a regularly scheduled meeting on the 21st. they could also hold a special session. seiu union leaders tell me there's a lot of excitement around the tentative agreement because of some of the safety measures that are being included. they do expect members to vote for it, and expect it to pass
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tonight. they tell me they should have those votes tallied by 11 tonight. atu could have them tallied by 11 tonight as well or as early as tomorrow morning. live in oakland, katie utehs ktvu channel 2 news. at the same time, orinda city councilman steve glazer is trying to ban future b.a.r.t. strikes. later today he'll present a petition with 20,000 signatures from supporters of his plan to make it illegal for public transit workers to walk off the job. he notes that new york city, chicago, washington d.c., they have all banned transit strikes. by the way, he is running as a candidate for state assembly seat. it's 8:35. the california's public utilities commission has adopted a series of new safety rules to protect rail workers. the puc vote comes less than two weeks after the deaths of two b.a.r.t. track inspectors near the walnut creek station. these are first of its kind rail worker safety laws and
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they require additional training, improved record keeping, and better communications between training command centers and work crews out on the tracks. this decision will make california the first state in the nation to adopt such comprehensive rail transit safety rules. >> the puc first began considering the new safety rules in 2009 four years before last month's deadly tragedy on the b.a.r.t. tracks. and we're following developing news in milpitas where a construction worker has been killed in a crash on northbound 680. ktvu's brian flores is live to let us know how traffic is moving after a very tough morning commute. good morning brian. >> reporter: no question about that, tori, good morning to you. traffic still a mess out here this morning. you're looking at northbound 680. 4 miles south of scott creek road where the tragic accident took place. as you can see, traffic backed up. we came up from san jose, and from what we understand,
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traffic is backed up to allen. and chp continues to work the scene as they investigate this tragic accident. it took place around 2:40. the driver of a silver nissan swerved into lanes that were closed off by contractors who were on the road trying to remove signs. the driver another silver nissan pinned one of the workers onto the truck, killed him instantly, the other workers suffered injuries. we understand the person who was killed is from vacaville. as for the driver, he was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries as well, and from what chp tells us, the driver may have been drinking. >> we were able to get a preliminary alcohol screening device on him, as well as there was odor, and signs and symptoms of alcohol intoxication that were used to determine. >> reporter: now, the workers and the driver have not been identified this morning. the workers have what we understand are contractors from caltrans and worked for a company called statewide
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traffic safety and signs. as we take it back out here live, the immediate need is the traffic that has been a mess all morning. you can see northbound lanes, now, traffic is going to be a mess for the time being. we did speak with coworkers who were visually shaken this morning. the victim was a great guy, and he was also a father who was in his mid-30s. we'll continue throughout the morning. we're live here south of milpitas, brian flores ktvu channel 2 news. it is now 8:38. police in watsonville are searching for three men accused in a halloween home invasion robbery. police say a man and woman were passed out candy to trick or treaters at their home on gonzalez street when three masked men rushed into the home. the male victim suffered face injuries and was rushed to the hospital. if you have any information, call watt -- watsonville police. police made 18 arrests and said the night was mostly quiet. all of the arrests were for
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alcohol or probation offenses. our time is 8:38. starting today, the bike path on the eastern span of the new bay bridge will have new hours. it will be open between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30:00 p.m. since it opened in early september, pedestrians and cyclists have been allowed to use the bike path from down to dusk, but daylight savings time ends sunday and it gets dark early. bridge officials decided to make those changes. the lights on the bay bridge will stay on a little longer. starting tonight, the bay lights will be continually lit from dawn to dusk. the producer of the light sculpture was able to monitor the 2:00 a.m. shut off time. to celebrate it, they will now offer free coffee and pastries tomorrow morning, 6:30:00 a.m. right at the ferry building. >> sounds very nice. 8:39. a former stanford football star walks out on the miami follow
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dins, the reason he did it could change the entire nfl. alternatives, a big -- also, a brig ground breaking ceremony in oakland, we'll talk live to oakland o o -- mayor james quan. a truck crash in san francisco, these are live pictures of this truck that went off the side of the road, ended up partially on bay shore boulevard. we'll show you more about what this is doing to traffic in san francisco. lots of sunshine and warm temps on friday. fog is trying to work its way closer to the coast. does that equal a weekend cool down, we'll have details coming up. [ male announcer ] the founder of mercedes-benz
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we're coming back with breaking news. i want you to see these pictures of this crash on northbound 101. this truck went over the side and partially ended up on bay shore boulevard below. and it looks like 101 is down to one lane coming into san francisco because of it. and as news chopper 2 is looking a at the back up on this major freeway coming into san francisco, it's not good. it's backed up past candle stick park and pretty soon it's going to be backed up all the way down into south city if it's not already.
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when you reduce 101 to one lane. southbound lanes are slows. if you could tilt down for us, i want to see the crash one more time. just this dramatic video that we have here of this truck that went over the side. now, if you see there, they have tow trucks, it's unclear how badly the person driving the truck was injured, but we do understand there were some injuries, and bay shore boulevard below as you can see is also blocked. san francisco police and chp are handling this. let's go back to the desk. >> 8:44. stocks are mixed right now. october auto sales for the three detroit based auto makers rose by double digits from a year earlier. results at ford and chrysler narrowly missed expectations and stocks down 2%. the dough is up 30. the nasdaq is down 6. and the s&p is flat. your time is 8:44. let's bring you up to date on some of the other top stories we're following for you right
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now. emergency surgery for a woman who was shot several times late last night in hayward. police found her in the parking lot of an apartment complex near west tennison road and sleepy hollow. investigators are trying to identify her. they say her injuries are life threatening. and the chp says a driver accused of hitting and killing a construction worker early this morning on 680 and milpitas, may have been under the influence. a second construction worker suffered minor injuries. the driver of that car suffered life threatening injuries. and an early morning house fire damaged a victorian home in san jose. investigators say it started in the kitchen area. luckily, a family of 9 inside was able goat out unharmed. -- get out unharmed. a ground breaking ceremony on a huge development project on the old army base and the port of oakland. james juan here to talk about
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this morning. thank you for coming in. >> this is the first of 3 billion-dollar projects that oakland's going to launch in the next year. >> it's supposed to improve the efficiency of the imports and exports and create jobs right. >> what it is is 300 acres of port in the army based line that's been lying fallow for 15 years. what it will do is expand the port and create new births. oakland port is the 5th 5th largest in the country. it is the number one agricultural port in the country. that is we export a lot of california food to asia and other parts of the world. it's a critical part of the economy. with this expansion, we hope to create something like 1500 new jobs in the constructional zone, there's an e equal number -- there's an equal number of jobs. leading the country out of the recession, this is important for oakland. >> while you're here, creating
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jobs a big part of improving the economy in oakland and could be a factor in reducing crime when you get people back to work. >> absolutely. >> i have to ask you whether we can talk about crime stats are up or down, the reality is kids are being shot and shot at in oakland. with had that horrible case of caradine shot through the door. what else is being done to make it safe. >> that's a whole show. i'm not going to go there totally. crime stats are down, and murders are down almost a 1/4. and shootings are down. the new organization of the police department is a critical part of it. you're right, this project has a 50% oakland hire. we're hoping to put a lot of people, young man out of prison, often unemployable into these construction jobs. we are developing a system with the school district and with the county, so we have a warm hand so that young men in particular, who are unemployed or drop out of school can get
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these high paying blue collar jobs. a project like this at the port offers this. the oakland city council when i was on it, made a clear decision that we wanted a diverse economy and we wanted to use the land at the port because it would be more efficient. it would create more jobs, and also be greener, and that's a thing that people don't talk about. the trucks in west oakland have caused a lot of problems with asthma and health care,s new modernized more railroads and a faster turnover. the community will be healthier and safer. creating 1500 new jobs in the city where the employment for young african-american is three times the national average is critical. >> before you go, also today, another important aspect, b.a.r.t. union workers are voting on this contract. i would hope it seems people want the mayors to get on board of preventing a strike from ever happening again, are you working on that. >> i think the way you work on that a that they're going to
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have to keep working. these negotiations did not go well. there were plenty of safety issues that we saw with the death of two workers that they barely touched. if they can work on those, you'll unify their joint leadership of the system. and that's what we saw is that there was a huge gap between management and the workers and some pretty critical issues, they were very far apart. >> a lot to work on, thank you very much mayor quan for being here. it's 8:49. we want to check in with sal for more on the serious accident in san francisco. sal. yes, tori, right now, northbound 101 down to one lane here in san francisco as you drive past the freeway. it looks like they have opened up another lane. northbound 101 near 3rd 3rd street. this truck went over the side, the driver of the truck was taken to the hospital, but it's not clear how badly that person was hurt. but the truck is over the side,
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and it's also closed bay shore boulevard as you can see, and the back up is beginning to build. this is going to be there for a bit. it's not easy to get there dump truck that was pulling a trailer off the guardrail and down onto the street. it's going to be pretty intense operation for a bit. and northbound 101 did not recommend it. the alternate route is 280 instead. let's quickly go and take a look at 880 north and southbound at downtown oakland. that traffic is moving well. 580 traffic this morning is okay. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, backed up for a 3 minute delay. fog is inching closer to the coast, there's a component of an easterly breeze in much of san francisco. they're starting off very mild, 50s. cooler and breezy over the weekend. today looks good. temperatures warming up. san francisco no rain in october. last time that happened was 1980 and we might get rain in november. we better get rain in november. a high of 72 today, clear skies, the fog is right, it's
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trying, but still there's a little bit of resistance. it needs umph. it's digging into oregon and idaho and nevada, and the end result will be a cooler, breezy pattern. 30s, 40s # and 50s. 37 at novato. pretty good cool down over the weekend. warm friday, this will be the last one for a little bit as everything starts to turn northwest and that will give us a good cool down as we go early to next week. a cooler, blustery weekend for some. and today, sunny and warm. cold lows for some inland, not nearly as cold as we had. fog near the coast, trying to get close to the san mateo coast. i don't think it will make an impact today. temperatures 60s and 70s. north bay, east bay, peninsula, south bay, everyone will be close here, even temperatures around 70. still good on the coast for were money day. cool down and breezy windy conditions, a lot of low clouds
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offensive tackle, missed last night's game against the bengals because of emotional stress. there are several reports that say martin was the victim of bullying by his teammates this week. some reportedly called him a big weirdo. two years ago he was a second round draft pack from stanford. the waiting game goes over on for the maverick surf contest. the window opens today near half-moon bay. in order to hold the glove mavericks invitational, has got to be ideal surfing conditions. officials say the waves bigger than 30 feet need to break at regular intervals. has to be good visibility and low winds. the competition could happen anytime between now and march 31 march 31st. competitors will get as little as 24 hours notice to show up in san mateo county. 8:55. the complaints are mounting against an internet cafe in san francisco's excelsior district. community leaders have launched
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a campaign to shut down the net stop cafe on mission street. it builds itself as a business center with dozens of computers operating 24 hours a day. but critics say it's become a center for gambling, drug use, underage drinking and loitering. police say they are building their case against net stop but the process has been slow and difficult. starting today, families on food stamps here in the bay area will be feeling the effect of new budget cuts. 47million americans rely on food stamps every month. an increase in benefits from the 2009 stimulus package, it has expired. a quarter of a million people in the bay area will be affected by this. a family of four would get $632 in food stamps, which is $36 less a month. 62,000 families in alameda county, and an additional 31,000 in santa clara county are on food stamps. lays is expected to
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announce its newest potato chip and we have a photo of the wavy potato chip dipped in milk chocolate bag. the sweet and salty snack is expected on store shelves a week from today. it will be available only from target stores and just through the holidays, but insiders say if the flavor mash up proves popular, lays could make it a permanent addition to the lineup. companies say they might try other flavor combinations. i don't know. >> i don't know tori. >> a little different. we need to check in with sal, because a lot is happening in our commute, sal. we want to go to the maps first. northbound 101 is a mess because of a truck crash near third. a truck went over the side, and traffic is going to be affected by this. we also have a problem in san francisco, and i believe our news chopper 2 is overhead. we may have just lost the picture, but i want to mention it anyway. market and new montgomery, word of a muni bus crash. this may involve a bicyclist,
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and it doesn't look like we have that here. we have something going on down there. i can see it. there it is. there's some bicyclists and there is some police cars there. at 8:57. let's go to steve. thank you, sunny and warm on friday. 70s for many. cooler and breezy with low clouds on saturday. cold and windy on sunday. a little bit better on tuesday. thank you. that's our report for this morning. thank you for making ktvu your choice for news. be sure to watch for news on the contract vote for b.a.r.t. workers, we're here for you on ktvu.com and twitter and facebook. thanks for joining us. use chase freedom at amazon.com
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hello, everybody. i'm beth troutman and it's time for great videos from the web "right this minute." a couple of crazy crash videos as an ambulance rolls while rushing a patient. >> that was a pregnant woman. >> see her miraculous survival and how another woman goes all spiderman on a train. >> she held on to her bag. >> well that, didn't go good. >> remember the base jumper who stayed calm when he ly

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